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Health

How Letter Writing Became an Unexpected Mental Health Aid

More people have realised how taking pen to paper can force you to consider the nuances, logic and depth of your thoughts.
Kamila Rymajdo
5.20.19
The Anxiety Hour

Honor Eastly On Making a Living Off Your Deepest, Darkest Moments

In our latest episode of the Anxiety Hour, the writer and podcaster reflects on the mundane realities of sometimes wanting to die.
VICE Staff
5.14.19
The Anxiety Hour

Andrew W.K. Explains How Partying Will Sooth Your Brain and Save Your Life

To be clear, we’re not talking about drinking a million beers and staying up late. For the musician and writer, partying is a way to overcome dread and terror to find peace and pleasure.
VICE Staff
5.7.19
mental health

How Do You Help an Online Friend Who Seems Depressed?

When you barely know someone, it's hard to tell what’s a mental health crisis and what’s just run-of-the-mill venting.
Emily Cassel
5.6.19
The Anxiety Hour

Mojo JuJu Is Searching for the Identity Her Family Weren’t Allowed to Embrace

On the latest episode of the Anxiety Hour, the musician describes how her parents' experiences of race and identity in Australia gave her a sense of hereditary disconnection—something music helps her to overcome.
VICE Staff
4.30.19
mental health

What It's Like to Be Diagnosed with Depression at Eight Years Old

"In the fourth grade, getting up each day was a battle for me and my parents. I began finding it difficult to walk. I started getting excruciating headaches."
Kieron Passaway
4.24.19
The Anxiety Hour

Filthyratbag Is the Viral Artist Drawing the Internet’s Midlife Crisis

18-year-old illustrator Celeste Mountjoy is here to remind you that teen angst is real angst.
VICE Staff
4.17.19
mental health

I Tried Rope Bondage as a Coping Mechanism for My Anxiety

It felt like yoga—a steady, reliable movement from discomfort to comfort and I was in control of the pace.
Tracey Duncan
4.9.19
The Anxiety Hour

How Journalist Charlet Duboc’s Privilege Got Her Ahead, But Also Held Her Back

When success comes quickly it can be hard to trust.
VICE Staff
4.8.19
mental health

Sometimes Depression Means Not Feeling Anything At All

Not happy. Not sad. Just nothing.
Philip Eil
4.7.19
Fighting Words

The Idea of 'Manifesting' Your Future May Be Bad for Mental Health

The Law of Attraction says thoughts eventually become reality. That's an anxious person's worst nightmare.
Shayla Love
4.4.19
The Anxiety Hour

How Osher Günsberg Went From Breakdown to 'The Bachelor'

We spoke to the TV host and author about learning to trust your own brain after a mental health crisis.
VICE Staff
4.2.19
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